Through Wednesday, Nov. 21
Seeking freshly cut evergreen branches — The Nichols Garden Club is seeking donations of freshly cut evergreen branches which they will use to create their unique winter holiday decorations for sale at the Nichols Garden Club Holiday Boutique on Friday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 1. If you are removing a tree, or doing some late season pruning or trimming, drop off any unwanted fresh branches (no trees) at the Starkweather (Nichols Improvement Association) House, 1773 Huntington Tpke., Trumbull and place them next to the garage on the right side (not in the driveway). The collection takes place from now until Wednesday, Nov. 21, and the club is looking for fresh pine, fir, spruce, cedar, arborvitae, false cypress, holly, etc. branches. If you have any questions, contact the garden club at 203-590-2232.
Saturday, Nov. 24-Sunday, Dec. 16
Christmas tree fundraising event — The Trumbull Diamond Club’s annual Christmas tree fundraiser will take place on Saturdays and Sundays, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., from Saturday, Nov. 24 through Sunday, Dec. 16. This is their largest fundraising effort of the year. Student athletes, as well as parents and coaches, volunteer their time to support this effort. Trees are received directly from Canada and pets are always welcome. The event takes place at the Trumbull High School/Agriscience School field at the corner of Daniels Farm and Strobel Roads.
Friday, Nov. 30-Saturday, Dec. 1
Holiday Boutique — The Nichols Garden Club will hold their Holiday Boutique on Friday, Nov. 30, from noon-7 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 1, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Starkweather House, Nichols Improvement Association (NIA), 1773 Huntington Tpke, Trumbull.
Nichols Garden Club members make mailbox covers, swags, wreaths, and centerpieces. Anyone wishing to purchase a mailbox cover should order and prepay before Thursday, Nov. 22.This does not apply to wreaths, swags or other items. Details and ordering information can be found on the club's website at nicholsgc.org, or at 203-590-2232.
Saturday, Dec. 1
Fire Department Toy Drive — The Long Hill Volunteer Fire Department will be collecting toys for their annual toy drive from noon to 4 p.m., at the firehouse located at 4229 Madison Ave., Trumbull. Please bring an unwrapped toy and a canned good to be donated to Trumbull Social Services.